Are you looking for an easy and delicious seafood recipe that will impress your guests? Look no further than this Seared Scallops with Chimichurri Sauce recipe. This dish is a perfect balance of flavors and textures, combining tender and juicy scallops with a bright and tangy chimichurri sauce.
1 pound of sea scallops
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Pat the scallops dry and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
Heat a large skillet over high heat and add the olive oil.
Once the oil is hot, add the scallops to the pan, making sure to leave enough space between each scallop.
Cook the scallops for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through.
While the scallops are cooking, prepare the chimichurri sauce. In a small bowl, mix together the parsley, cilantro, oregano, garlic, red wine vinegar, and extra-virgin olive oil.
Serve the scallops with the chimichurri sauce spooned over the top.
This Seared Scallops with Chimichurri Sauce recipe is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, or as a show-stopping dish for your next dinner party. The combination of tender scallops with the tangy and fresh chimichurri sauce is sure to impress. Plus, it's a simple recipe that doesn't require a lot of prep work or time in the kitchen. Give it a try and taste the delicious flavors for yourself!